Foreign Ministry consular affairs division to provide limited services

Given the nationwide lockdown in effect from 10 p.m. today (20 August, 2021) until 4.00 a.m. on 30 August, 2021, the Consular Affairs Division of the Foreign Ministry has limited its services to those in urgent/genuine need during this period.

Accordingly, the Consular Affairs Division situated at the Ceylinco Building in Colombo will remain closed for visitors during the lockdown period, and will only provide consular services, relating to cases of deaths of Sri Lankans overseas and attestation of export documents and relevant certificates strictly by appointment only.

The regional consular offices will provide services related to cases of deaths of Sri Lankans overseas.

The public have been urged to contact the Consular Affairs Division on Tel: 011 2335942, 011 2338812 or e-mail consular@mfa.gov.lk to make an appointment. (Colombo Gazette)

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